Serving Up in Worship

Palm Sunday Kids Choir

Our kids have an amazing opportunity to sing and be part of the processional hymn this Palm Sunday as part of the worship services on April 14th. 

Worship Teams

Whether you enjoy singing along to the radio, or jamming to your favorite tunes, we are always looking for more talented musicians to help lead our Abundant Praise, Cafe, and Bluff worship services. Contact Wally Schmidt, our Worship Director, to get involved – he’d love to setup an audition for you to get placed on a team. or 377-6610.

Adult Bell Choir

Adult Bell Choir rehearses on Wednesday evenings at 6:30 during the school year. Contact Jill Becker at 377-5997 if interested.

Senior Choir

Is a dedicated group singers who meet to rehearse every Thursday evening from 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. during the school year in the music room. No requirements of prior singing experience or training are necessary. Our choir develops at a pace that allows even beginning singers to feel comfortable in learning the music. Everyone is most welcome to come to any Thursday evening rehearsal. Director – Ellen Tolzman 375-0664


Each worship service needs several ushers to hand out worship bulletins and help seat worshipers. Contact Wally Schmidt at or 377-6610 if you are interested in serving as an usher.


Worship Assistant

Worship Assistants assist the pastor with the worship services. They help collect the offering, record the services and assist with communion. Contact Wally Schmidt at or 377-6610 if you are interested in serving as a worship assistant.



Help make our members and guests feel welcome when they attend worship at First Immanuel and River of Life. A warm handshake and smile are required! Contact Danielle Halpin at 377-6610 to be put on the list.


Worship Slide Presentation

Help with running the slides and videos during worship services at FIL and ROL. Training will be provided. Contact Wally Schmidt at or 377-6610.

Worship Slide Creation

Help create  slides for worship services and announcement slides. Contact Wally Schmidt at

Livestream Operators

We’re looking for help running our livesteam switcher and cameras so we can make our services available to many more people via our website and Facebook. Have an eye for video? We’d love to have you be a part of the team! Contact Wally Schmidt at

Café Service Hosts

The Cafe Service at River of Life is at 10:30 on Sundays. Hosts are needed to pick up donuts at a local grocery store, make coffee and clean up following the service. Contact Wally Schmidt at .

Altar Guild

Set up communion at both locations. Contact the church office at 377-6610.

Bulletin Assembly

Each week, about 1000 service bulletins are published for the many worship services. You can help by coming to FIL on a Friday morning to help. Many hands make the work load light! Please contact Donna Tanel at or 377-6610.

Christmas Decorating Team

Join us Sunday, November 29th from 11:45 am to finish. All 6th-8th Grade students and any adults are invited to help decorate the church for Christmas. If you would like to sign up to help, please email Cheri Buchholz at This can be used as a Living Stone. Parents are encouraged to attend with their student. We especially need strong men to help assemble the Christmas Trees.